Low-grade glioma - null regimens
The purpose of this page is to provide references to "null therapy" such as placebo and observation. While not clinically relevant, these references provide further insight into the historical development of the treatment landscape. See the main low-grade glioma page for current regimens.
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|Study||Years of enrollment||Evidence||Comparator||Comparative Efficacy|
|Shaw et al. 2012 (RTOG 9802)||1998-2002||Phase III (C)||PCV||Inferior OS1|
1Reported efficacy is based on the 2016 update.
- RT x 54 Gy
- RTOG 9802: Shaw EG, Wang M, Coons SW, Brachman DG, Buckner JC, Stelzer KJ, Barger GR, Brown PD, Gilbert MR, Mehta MP. Randomized trial of radiation therapy plus procarbazine, lomustine, and vincristine chemotherapy for supratentorial adult low-grade glioma: initial results of RTOG 9802. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Sep 1;30(25):3065-70. link to original article contains verified protocol link to PMC article PubMed
- Update: Buckner JC, Shaw EG, Pugh SL, Chakravarti A, Gilbert MR, Barger GR, Coons S, Ricci P, Bullard D, Brown PD, Stelzer K, Brachman D, Suh JH, Schultz CJ, Bahary JP, Fisher BJ, Kim H, Murtha AD, Bell EH, Won M, Mehta MP, Curran WJ Jr. Radiation plus procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine in low-grade glioma. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 7;374(14):1344-55. link to original article link to PMC article PubMed